The National Ballet of Canada, Justin Peck, James Kudelka, Alexander Ekman

Paz de la Jolla & The Man in Black with Cacti

Performance | Spectacle
Cacti | 2017 | The National Ballet of CanadaVideo courtesy of The National Ballet of Canada
Video courtesy of The National Ballet of Canada

Toronto ON
June 16-22 juin 2018
16, 20-22 @ 7:30 | 19:30. No performances on March 18, 19 | Il n'y a pas de spectacle les 18, 19 mars.
Matinée: 16, 17 @ 2:00 | 14:00

Four Seasons Centre
145 Queen St. W
416-345-9595; 1-866-345-9595 

In his 2013 work Paz de la Jolla, New York City Ballet dancer and Resident Choreographer Justin Peck has created an homage to his southern California upbringing. James Kuldelka’s The Man in Black is set to six songs performed by the late country and western giant Johnny Cash, and the ballet’s choreography re-configures several popular country and western dance styles. Alexander Ekman’s Cacti, which premiered with the National Ballet in 2016, is a multiform work that satirizes the ponderousness and silliness of some contemporary dance and the critical response to it.

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